List of those who served in HMS Cossack
D57 Ship's Company
Surnames beginning D to G in Alphabetical Order

 

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NAME

DETAILS WHERE KNOWN

DAFF COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ablee Seaman
DALE, C.A. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Ordinary Seaman
DALTON, L. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. L.M)E)
DAMERELL, D. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman
DASSOW, A. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Leading Seaman
DAVENPORT, Maurice Robert (Bob). Stoker Mechanic ROYAL ARTHUR August 1945. COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Demobbed March 1948. Worked for Daily Express and CAA. Played football for Brentford B team. Born 30 July 1927. Married Gladys in 1950. She died in 1992. Bob died 10 Feb 2007. Survived by 3 daughters (Sue, Carol, Annee), 7 grand children and 4 great-grandchildren.
DAVIDSON, G. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
DAVIDSON, Michael (Mick) COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Stoker Mechanic.
DAVIES, C. COSACK 1957 to 1959. M(E)
DAVIES, D.M. COSSACK 1945 to 1947. Writer.
DAVIES, I. COSSACK. Died June 1994.
DAVIES, L.W. (Len) COSSACK 1945 to 1946. Telegraphist. Died 26 Jan 2003.
DAVIS COSSACK 1957 to 1958. E.R.A.
DAY (Happy) COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Stoker. Fell overboard at Shanghai and rescued by the ship's whaler.
DEARING, R.P. C/J945288, Ordinary Seaman. COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Topman.
DEAN, Able Seaman. COSSACK 1947
DENNIS, Warner Warren (Willie). Lt. Cdr. COSSACK 1947 1st lieutenant. Other ships included DOLPHIN, PERSEUS (May 1938-1941), H28, DEVONSHIRE, RODNEY, REVENGE, BULLDOG, MENDIP (as Commanding Officer). Promoted to Commander. Naval Attache to Chiang Kai-Shek 1949. Died 15 Dec 2003.
DENNISON, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman .
DEWHURST, D. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. M(E).
DIAPER COSSACK 1957 to 1958. CPOM(E).
DICKIE, J. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. POM(E)
DICKINSON COSSACK 1955 to 1956. C.O.A.
DICKENSON COSSACK 19577 to 1958. L.E.M.
DILLAN, F.J. COSSACK ?. No. 6 Mess.
DIPLOCK, B. (Dips) COSSACK 1957 to 1958. O.A.4.
DITCHFIELD, G. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
DOBBS, S.M. COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Able Seaman.
DODD, Harry COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Able Seaman. Worked in the building trade. Died from cancer at home in North Kyme, Lincolnshire on 9th Jan 2006.
DODGE, C.V. COSSACK 1951 to 1953. E.R.A.
DOHERTY, P. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Surgeon Lieut.
DONALDSON COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Lieutenant.
DONOVAN, (Don) COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Supply Assistant (Victualling).
DONOVAN, J.P. COSSACK Feb 1951 to 1952. Lt. Cdr. MBE
DORE COSSACK 1955 to 1956. R.E.A.
DOWGE COSSACK 1953 to 1954. Able Seaman.
DOWSETT, H.B. (Daisy) COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Boy/Ordinary Seaman.
DRAKE, COSSACK 1956 to 1957.
DRISCOLL COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Petty Officer.
DULY, E.E.G. (George) Joined RN Jan 1947. COSSACK 1947 to 1950. Ordinary/Able Seaman.
Also served in LONDON, COMUS and FORTH. Invalided out June 1954.
Died November 2006.
DRUMMOND, Spencer H. COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Lieut. DSC. Flotilla Navigating Officer.
Also served in CASSANDRA 1961, Staff of C-in-C Plymouth as Staff Officer (Operations),
Made Captain RN. Became a schoolmaster on leaving the RN until retirement. Married Cecily who
had predeceased him on his death on 12th October 2007.
DRYSDALE, Cliff
C/SSX836734
COSSACK 1949 to 1950
DUDDING COSSACK 1954 to 1955.
DUNCAN, A. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Chief Yeoman.
DUNN, G. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Sick Berth Attendant.
DUNN, T.A. COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Able Seaman.
DURIE, A. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. M(E).
DURRANT COSSACK 1957 to 1958. P.O.M.(E)
DUTHIE COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Leading Seaman.
EAGIN, A. COSSACK 1957 to 1959. Leading Writer
EASTWOOD, K. COSSACK 1945 to 1946. Able Seaman (ST). Played football for RN.
EARLY, John Joined RN at ST.GEORGE (Class D235). COSSACK (dates not known).
Made Chief Telegraphist.
EATON, E. COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Able Seaman.
EBERLE, Sir James H.F., GCB, LL.D. COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Sub-Lieutenant, Gunnery Officer.
Made Admiral.
EDGELL, A.S. (Stan) COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Gunnery rating. Also served in BELFAST, PEMBROKE
and DIAMOND. Was a member of the ceremonial guard outside Buckingham Palace
for the Coronation. After RN service worked for Marley Tiles. Died from a heart attack
and stroke 29 March 2004.
EDWARDS COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Leading Seaman.
EDWARDS (Bungy) COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Petty Officer.
ELLIOTT COSSACK Commander (L).
ELLIOTT COSSACK 1951 to 1953. Chief E.R.A.
ELLIS, W. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. P.O.M.(E).
ELPHICK COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Chief Telegraphist.
ELPS COSSACK 1953 to 1954. Telegraphist.
ELSE, T.W. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
ENGLISH COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Stoker. From East Dereham, Norfolk
ENNIFER, H.C. COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Leading Stoker.
ESPIN, S. COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Petty Officer (PTI)
ETHERIDGE COSSACK 1957 to 1958. M.(E).
EVA, Joseph Daniel
P/KX62487
Joined RNB Portsmouth October 1938 until December 1938. REVENGE Dec 1938 to March 1939, Stoker 2nd Class. COSSACK (L03) March 1939 to May 1941, Stoker 1stClass. MIDDLETON June 1941 to 1944. DUKE (Malvern) 1944, Leading Stoker. BLACK PRINCE 1944, Petty Officer Stoker.
KING GEORGE V 1944 to 1947, COSSACK (D57) 1948 to 1950, LOCH ARKAIG 1951 to 1953, TIGER 1954 to 1957, Chief Stoker. ZULU 198 to 1961, OSPREY 1963 to 1964, INTREPID 1964 to 1966. Retired from RN May 1966.
EVERETT COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Lieutenant Commander.
EVERINGHAM, Terry COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Leading Cook.
EXTON, J. Oliver COSSACK 1946 to 1947. Torpedoman. 12 Mess.
FAHEY, J. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. P.O.Stoker Mechanic.
FAIRCHILD COSSACK 1954 to 1955.
FEETHAM ("Feets") COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
FELL COSSACK 1957 to 1958. M.(E).
FENTON, D.T. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
FERDINAND COSSACK 1955 to 1956. S.C.P.O.(S)
FERREBE, J. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Leading Coder.
FETHERSTON-DILKE, Charles B. Joined RN at Dartmouth aged 13. RODNEY April 1939 to Feb 1940, Midshipman. JERVIS (7th D.F.) in Home Fleet Feb 1940 to Apr 1940. JUNO April to Sept 1940 (Norwegian campaign & East Coast convoys, Mediterranean - Battle of Calabria 9/7/40). MALAYA Sep 1940 to Nov 1940, RAMILLES, Acting Sub-Lieut., Nov to Dec 1940 (Battle of Spartivento 27/11/40) for passage to Gibraltar. VICTORY Jan to Apr 1941 for courses at Portsmouth. MALCOLM (8th Escort Group) May to Dec 1941, Sub-Lieut/Lieutenant,Western Approaches. HURRICANE (B1 Escort Group), Lieutenant, Dec 1943 to Jan 1944. Sinking of U-652 Western Approaches. RIOU Feb 1944 to Oct 1944, Lieutenant. Rescue of survivors from U-527 and Focke-Wulf 200 and USA. HOTHAM Nov 1944 to July 1945, Home Fleet & D-day Normandy. VERNON July 1945 to Dec 1945 qualified as Torpedo Officer. VERNON Jan 1946 to March 1948 Instructional Staff. AJAX (1st Cruiser Squadron) June 1948 to June 1950 Mediterranean Palestine Patrol and Cirfu Channel incident.
VERNON/OSPREY June 1950 to April 1952, Lieut./Lt. Cdr. Instructional Staff (Tactics) and qualified as A/S Officer. DUKE OF YORK May 1952, DIDO (Staff of F.O.C. Reserve Fleet) Aug 1952 to April 1954. COSSACK (8th D,S.) April 1954 to July 1955. Lt.Cdr/Commander, TAS Officer - Korean War. MICHAEL Sep 1955 to Sep 1957, VERNON, . PRESIDENT (JSSC Latimer Training Staff) Jan to July 1958, RN Tactical School, Woolwich (Directing Staff) Sep 1958 to July 1960. AFRIKANDER Aug 1960 to Nov 1961, Commander/Captain, Staff Officer Operations to C-in-C South Africa and South Atlantic. MAIDSTONE/ADAMANT/FORTH, Captain in command May to July 1962. PRESIDENT (SHAPE) Aug 1962 to March 1964 as Naval Deputy to UK National Representative, SHAPE (Paris). ST.VINCENT in command Aug 1964 to Aug 1966. Ministry of Defence Sep 1966 to Sep 1968. Retired at own request. Died 2nd April 2007, aged 82.
FIDDAMAN, D.R. COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
FINNEY, N. COSSACK 1945 to 1946. Able Seaman (LTO).
FIRSTBROOK, Douglas COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Leading Signalman. Emigrated to Australia and served in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve, making Lieut. Commander. Died in 2015.
FISHER, David J. COSSACK 1954 to 1956. Able Seaman
FLEET, J. COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Able Seaman (RP3).No. 1 Mess. Died 9th December 2001.
FLEMING ("Jock") COSSACK 1957 to 1958. SCPO(S).
FLETCHER, R.P. (Don). COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Lieut.(L). Electrical Officer.
FLISHER, A. COSSACK 1951, C.P.O.
FLOYD COSSACK Yeoman
FLUDE, J.A. COSSACK 1946 Telegraphist.
FOAD, F. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. M.(E).
FOLWELL COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Able Seaman.
FONG AH COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Petty Officer (LEP). Wardroom Steward.
FORD, F.J. COSSACK 1945 to 1946. Able Seaman.
FORDER, C.E. (Ted)
C/KX136869
M.L.R.U. 1943 to 1945. COSSACK 1945 to 1946, Leading Stoker Mechanic in Gearing Room. Died 20th July 2004. Survived by wife Alma.
FORSYTH COSSACK 1953, EA4.
FOSTER COSSACK 1957 to 1958, Able Seaman
FOSTER, Montague George ("Monty") COSSACK (L03) 1940 to 1941. Warrant Officer Gunner (T). Survived sinking in October 1941.
COSSACK (D57) 1945. Said to have been the last off L03 and first aboard R57 at Tyneside. Later served in RNZN and attained the rank of Commander. Died 11th January 2000.
FOUND, Willie COSSACK Able Seaman.
FOX, D. COSSACK 1958 to 19559. Sub-Lieutenant.
FRAMPTON COSSACK 1947, Boy Seaman.
FRANCIS COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Stores Assistant (S)
FRANCIS, W.C.R. COSSACK 1957 to 1958, Able Seaman.
FRASER COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Telegraphist.
FREEMAN COSSACK 1949. Petty Officer Gunnery Instructor. Was at the AMETHYST Incident.
FREEMAN, C. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Chief E.R.A.
FROST COSSACK 1957 to 1958. P.O.M.(E)
FRY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Midshipman.
FRYER COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
FUGLER, B. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. S.C.P.O.(S).
FULLER, A.E. COSSACK Mr. Gunner (T), DSM.
FULTON, K. COSSACK
FURNIDGE, A.J. (Archie) COSSACK 1957 to 1958. O.A.2.
GAFFNEY, P
P/J934237
GANGES 1954, MAIDSTONE 1955, COMUS/COSSACK 1957 to 1958 Able Seaman (B Gun Layer - QD part of ship), EXCELLENT (QA3 course), MESSINA (Persian Gulf commission), TIGER 1960 (Mediterranean), DOLPHIN (Ship's Company) and CARRON (Dartmouth Training Squadron) 1963 to 1965. Left RN 1966.
GALT COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Able Seaman.
GAMBLE, John. COSSACK 1948 to 1950. Leading Seaman. Died February 2001.
GARDNER, Philip J. COSSACK April 1949 to Nov 1951. REM1. Leading Writer.
GARNHAM COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Petty Officer.
GEARD COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
GEE, E.E. COSSACK 1950. P.O.
GEERE COSSACK 1957 to 1958 Ordinary Seaman.
GEORDIE COSSACK 1952. Able Seaman.
GEORGE COSSACK 1953 to 1954 L.E.M.
GHOUL ("The") COSSACK 1951 to 1954. Leading Seaman.
GIBBON, E.F. Lt. Cdr. Served in COSSACK, TAMAR, GAMECOCK, GANGES, SEAHAWK, COLLINGWOOD and VICTORY. Died 2002.
GIBBON, P. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
GIFFORD, M. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman
GILBODY, L.G. COSSACK 1947 to 1948. Able Seaman.
GILCHRIST, E. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Able Seaman.
GILLAM, L.T. COSSACK 1945 to 1946. Able Seaman (S.D.)
GILHAM, Herbert H.
C/JX153426
GANGES 31/5/37 to 5/2/38 Boy 2nd Class, 6/2/38 to 6/4/38 Boy 1st Class.
PEMBROKE 7/4/38 to 29/4/38, RAMILLIES 30/4/38 to 4/8/38, RESOLUTION 5/8/38 to 24/9/38,
PEMBROKE 25/9/38 to 18/11/38, WARSPITE 19/11/38 to 14/12/38 Boy 1st Class, 15/12/38 to 10/8/41 Ordinary Seaman. RESOLUTION 11/8/41 to 13/10/41, PEMBROKE 14/10/41 to 1/2/42, 2/2/42 to 3/2/42 Able Seaman, GAMBIA 4/2/42 to 30/9/43, PEMBROKE 1 /10/43 to 5/5/44, EXCALIBUR 6/5/44 to 24/5/44 Acting P.O., PEMBROKE 10/6/44 to 3/12/44, LCT 151 4/12/44 to 24/5/45 & 25/5/45 to 1/12/45 Petty Officer. LST 3504 2/12/45 to 8/4/47, PEMBROKE 9/4/47 to 24/6/47, PIONEER 25/6/47 to 30/9/48, PERSEUS 1/10/48 to 15/12/48. PIONEER 16/12/48 yo 30/6/49, PROTECTOR 2/12/49 to 19/1/50, BRAMBLE 20/1/50 to 25/6/50, TRUELOVE 26/6/50 to 31/3/52, PEMBROKE 1/4/52 to 29/4/52, GANGES 30/4/52 to 28/7/53, PEMBROKE 29/7/53 to 20/10/53, COSSACK 21/10/53 to 17/2/55 as Petty Officer, COSSACK 18/2/55 to 31/3/55 as Leading Seaman. PEMBROKE 1/4/55 to 3/6/55, GANGES 4/6/55 to 18/8/56 as Ldg. Sea. & 19/8/56 to 28/8/56 as Acting Petty Officer. JAMAICA 29/8/56 to 28/6/57, PEMBROKE 29/6/57 to 13/10/57 and rated Petty Officer 19/8/57. GANGES 14/10/57 to 28/9/60. VICTORY 29/9/60 to 14/12/60 and to Pension.
GILLARD, J. COSSACK (dates not known).
GILLETT, L. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Leading Seaman.
GILLIES, Norman John Joined RN November 1943. MTB 489 Sep 1944, GANGES 1945, COSSACK 14/10/45. MAGPIE then demobbed September 1945. Born May 1925 to John and Mary Gillies (nee MacQueen). Married Ivy Doreen Knights 27/11/48. Children Bridget, Shirley & John.
GLASSEY, R. COSSACK 1949 to 1951. Able Seaman.
GLEDHILL COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Chief O.A.
GLENNIE, P.H.R. COSSACK 1955 to 1956, Lt. Cdr. Made Captain RN.
GLENNY COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Stoker Mechanic. Won the hurdles at the Squadron Athletics in 1954. Ran without shoes.
GLOVER, E.M. ("Mick") COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman. Lives in New Zealand.
GOODE, Phillip COSSACK 1947 (?) Lt. Cdr. Squadron Gunnery Officer.
GOLDEN, Alan COSSACK (dates not known) Writer
GOLDING, D.R.W. COSSACK 1947 to 1949. Able Seaman.
GOODS ("Pip") COSSACK 1949 Staff (G).
GORDON, Alastair S.
C/KX 908344
COSSACK 1958 to 1960. P.O.M(E).
GOTT, Les COSSACK 1947. C.P.O.
GRANT, R. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. Ordinary Seaman.
GRAY COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Leading Telegraphist
GRAY COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
GRAY, G.T.S. COSSACK 1944 to August 1945. Lt. Cdr. DSC. Commanding Officer.
GREEN, H.R. ("Dicky") COSSACK No.6 Mess.
GREENLAND COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Able Seaman.
GREFIELD COSSACK 1950 to 1951. Able Seaman (TD3). TAS Division.
GREGORY COSSACK 1954 to 1955. Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic
GRIEF, A. COSSACK Died January 1995..
GRIEVE, George COSSACK 1957 to 1958. Leading Seaman.
GRIEVE, Jesmond ("Jess") Walter COSSACK CPO Coxswain.
In RN from 1947 to 1971. Royal Hospital School and served in WAKEFUL, ST. JAMES, CONSORT, MENDIP, COSSACK, OCEAN, UNICORN, ROMOLA, FLAMINGO, PROTECTOR, ORIAN, PETARD, BROADSWORD, MANXMAN, ST. VINCENT. HARRIER, HIGHFLYER, ROYAL ARTHUR, RALEIGH, OSPREY, EXCELLENT, PHOENIX, DRAKE, VICTORY and PEMBROKE.
GRIFFITHS COSSACK 1953. Commander (L).
GRIMSDELL, B. COSSACK 1958 to 1959. C.P.O.(E)
GROVE, E.W.
C/J 945283
COSSACK 1955 to 1956. Able Seaman.
GUTSELL COSSACK 1957 to 1958. M.(E)

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